The indicator sharply rose by 63.38% in comparison with the previous year, updated statistics from European Commission pinpoint. Flax yarn import greatly went up from 186 500 kilogram to 304 700 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it grew by 9%. The overall changes for the previous 15 years reached a diminution of 58.02%. Furthermore, it has had the compound annual growth rate of 0.29% over the last five years with a marginal overall decrease since the 2003. It averaged 302 873.33 kilogram from 2003 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 725 800 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 83 700 kilogram in 2013.